Tech Staff

Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: Lexington, MA, US

Company: MIT Lincoln Laboratory


Technical Staff – Machine Learning


The Integrated Missile Defense Technology Group supports the Missile Defense Agency in the development, deployment, testing, and enhancement of the nation’s missile defense system. This system is currently being developed, to defend the United States, deployed forces, and allies from missile attacks. This group performs detailed system and component engineering, flight and ground test analysis, and advanced capability development in collaboration with the contractors and government program offices that are building the missile defense elements and components. The group seeks a Technical Staff member to assist with the development and prototyping of sensor and weapon system technology, assessing future interceptor concepts and technology readiness levels for both the Sea-based Terminal and Glide Phase Intercept programs.

Job Description


The successful candidate will collaborate with colleagues to develop, prototype, model, and analyze new algorithms and techniques for currently deployed and future hypersonic missile defense systems. Work will involve algorithm development and data analysis in a variety of areas depending on the candidate’s interest and the needs of the Group. Possible applications include radar and infrared sensor signal processing, machine learning and artificial intelligence, advanced decision architectures, resource optimization, target detection, multiple target tracking, guidance and control, or system performance optimization.



Ph.D in Mathematics, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or related discipline.


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Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.


To safeguard our health and well-being, MIT Lincoln Laboratory requires COVID-19 vaccination for all employees.  Individuals may request exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reason.


MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.


Requisition ID: 36981 

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